Tagged: event

Finovate Celebrates 10th Anniversary Show in NYC

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FinovateFall celebrated its 10th anniversary this last week with a two-day show on September 8-9, 2016 in New York City. The show featured demos from 72 companies presenting a diverse range of Fintech startups. In total, Finovate’s 30 events over 10 years have seen more… Read More

Online Lending at AltFi: A New Phase for a Growing Industry

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  When I realized the 2016 AltFi Conference was at the posh Pierre Hotel on the corner of Central Park, it immediately gave me pause. I remembered 2007 and 2008 when certain mortgage-backed security investment conferences were held at such addresses. Also, is the storied… Read More

ECN Set to Tackle Tough Topics at Annual Crowdfunding Convention

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The 5th annual European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) convention is scheduled to take place in Paris this fall and ECN has set high expectations regarding the diverse range of topics to be covered. Oliver Gajda, ECN Executive Director, labeled the gathering a must attend event as… Read More

Shark Alert: Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec to Keynote at Crowd Invest Summit

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Robert Herjavec, founder of Herjavec Group and star of ABC’s hit series Shark Tank, will be presenting a “Fireside Keynote Chat” at the forthcoming “Crowd Invest Summit” scheduled for this December.  The two-day equity crowdfunding conference has also upgraded their venue to accommodate demand. The Crowd… Read More

LendIt Joins with Capital One on Fintech Startup Competition: PitchIt@LendIt

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LendIt has announced a new partnership with Capital One regarding their annual Fintech startup competition.  Capital One will act as the co-Host for PitchIt@LendIt – scheduled to take place at LendIt Europe this fall in London. Peter Renton, co-founder of LendIt, said they were delighted… Read More

Singapore: MAS & ABS to Hold Inaugural Fintech Awards

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) are joining together on the Fintech Awards to be presented at the inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival scheduled for November 2016. Singapore is staking a claim in the Fintech sector and view… Read More

Online Lenders Policy Institute Event to Feature Congressman Patrick McHenry & Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry

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The Online Lenders Policy Institute is hosting its first “Marketplace Lending Policy Summit” in Washington, DC in September and they have two marquee names headlining the event. Congressman Patrick McHenry, an author of the JOBS Act and Fintech champion, will be one of the keynote… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Association Partners on Fall Crowdfest Event

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The UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) is partnering on a forthcoming crowdfunding event scheduled to take place in London this coming fall. Crowdfest is described as a “multi-streamed forum with over 50 speakers, taking place in October with a capacity of 700.”  Crowdfest strives to be the industry’s leading… Read More

Global Fintech Investment Growth (Infographic)

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Below is an infographic created in conjunction with London Fintech Week which commences next Monday (July 18).  The research compiled on Fintech growth is quite interesting showing a dramatic increase in the Asia Pacific region and slowing growth in the UK.  China has overtaken Europe,… Read More

London Fintech Week Opens Next Week as UK Fintech Investment Slows

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The annual London Fintech Week will open on Monday with Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business, kicking off the event. London is well recognized as perhaps the leading Fintech hub in the world so it is interesting to note the gathering takes place as Fintech… Read More

LendIt & AMTD Group Partner on Hong Kong Investment Summit

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LendIt and AMTD Group, a diversified financial service firm based in Hong Kong, have announced they are joining together to host the “first” Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong later this month. LendIt stated that over 80 Asian investors and 35+ international fintech companies… Read More

Three Crowdfunding Industry Leaders Join in Organizing Crowd Invest Summit

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Three early equity crowdfunding advocates, Alon Goren, Josef Holm and Darren Marble, have joined together to create the Crowd Invest Summit scheduled to take place in Los Angeles this December. Goren is co-founder of InvestedIn, a software platform that can power crowdfunding campaigns. He is… Read More

Brief: OurCrowd Among Winners of the 2016 Red Herring Awards

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On Thursday, global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced it was among the winners of the 2016 Red Herring Awards. Since its establishment in 1996, the tech magazine reportedly reviews thousands of candidates for each of its three Top 100 awards  for Asia, Europe and the Americas…. Read More

Lendit China Rebrands as Lang Di Fintech. Adds PitchIt

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Lendit is expanding its portfolio of activities this year by launching Lang Di Fintech, their inaugural Chinese conference.  Lang Di means “enlighten” or “inspiration” thus representing the future of finance in the largest Fintech market in the world. Lang Di Fintech will take place in… Read More

OTC Markets to Host Retail, Consumer Technology & Crowdfunding Workshop in Los Angeles

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OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of open, transparent and connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced on Monday that it is hosting a retail, consumer technology and crowdfunding workshop,”Consumers as Investors – Redefining Financing Options for Entrepreneurs,” in Los Angeles… Read More

SBE Council, CFIRA & CCA Announce Crowdfunding Tech Showcase Participants

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The Crowdfunding Technology Showcase and Celebration scheduled for next Monday (May 16, 2016) has announced the organizations representing the five sectors of the crowdfunding ecosystem that will showcase at the DC Demo Day portion of the event. The Showcase and Celebration is being coordinated with… Read More